I Refuse to Let My Father's Shame Continue

by Tallulah Brennan
It was James Baldwin that said, “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
It’s hard to know where to start with Édouard Louis’s latest book, Who Killed My Father, but I could do worse than to refer to the genius …

No One Will Make You Feel Anything Until You Feel It For Yourself and Other Revisions

by Nicole García Merida
This is a reviewed and edited list from a tumblr post I wrote as an angsty 17-year-old. It accumulated over 10,000 notes which led me to believe I had something big and important to say. Now, as an angsty 21-year-old, I have chosen to add to it, because I still have big and…

I Stand Against the Barbaric Abortion Bills

by Isabel Rodger
You heard it on the news. You maybe scrolled past it on Twitter. But you certainly didn’t hope it was going to spark such a devastatingly regressive trend. First it was Georgia. “Six weeks?” I stammered to my mum. “That’s like realising you’re two weeks late for your period.” Toda…

I Don't Want to Feel Unremarkable

by Halima Jibril
Teenagehood, for all of its wonder, is a complex and intense part of everyone's life. We have thoughts that we can't explain and feelings that we would, frankly, rather not feel. We’re  fed a narrative through TV, films and music that we will eventually get to do all the e…

'Crisis, departure'

by Alexandra Noe
The fridge has started to coo like a pigeon, which is as sure a sign as any that it’s getting ready to give up the ghost. It’s too much to bear, to be close to its straining, and it drives me out of the house. I am struggling enough. Though, what is worse? Perhaps it is to be out …

There’s Nothing Else Like Women's Friendship

by Steph Hebdon
I used to frequently hear myself proclaiming: ‘I just seem to get along better with guys!’ To an extent, it was true; ever since I denounced dresses aged eight and assigned myself the role of local tomboy, I felt somewhat excluded from the close relationships formed within the real…

Emphasising Feeling: Elisa Lable

Elisa is an "Illustratoress and Art Directoress" in Paris, France. She graduated from Epsaa School, where she studied Art & Design.
She has been raised by a fellow artist and feminist mother which has always encouraged her to build and trust her personal instincts and way of expressio…